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Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
states. -- critial sectors in the united states. how concerned are you about that increased activity? what can you tell us about it in terms of what they are after and how serious it is? >> first as you know, we are under constant cyber attacks, including the large part of our infrastructure that heare privately owned. telecommunications, electric power grid, finance, all the rest. that is why we work so hard for the cyber security legislation. the recent cyber attacks on some major american financial institutions including the bank of america, jpmorgan chase, are a powerful example of our vulnerability. on an islamist extremist website a few days ago, these attacks were announced. they were explains that it was -- they were explained that it was their intention to attack the banks and new york stock exchange in response to the anti-muslim video. i do not believe these were just hackers who were skilled enough to cause the destruction of the website of cyberspace of bank of -- to cause the disruption of the website of the cyberspace of bank of america and jpmorgan chase. i think this
Sep 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the united states with jobless figures added back. what does that mean? >> it means we're headed in the right direction, but what it means emphatically is the republicans should have passed the president's jobs bill. it is the only jobs bill that is out there. it puts 2.1 million people back to work. what we ought to do is take the time -- because we hear repeatedly the republicans talk about the number of people that are unemployed. it just seems that their policies need to be geared towards seeing the president's failure rather than seeing the nation's succeed. that should be the order of business. frankly, we should really get the jobs bill done. >> go ahead. >> congressman, it has been 3 1/2, almost four years president obama has been in office. how many years do you expect voters to give him to bring the economy back to where was before the financial crisis? >> how many years do you think it will take before the senate will reform cloture votes and the 497 bills that -- while we were in the majority -- they made sure did not get to the floor? and the obstructionism of the house
Sep 9, 2012 10:00am EDT
that is how we're going to retain the presidency and the united states senate. >> republicans are coming back at you in the wake of your attacks on the ryan plan and saying, no, it is the democrats that have rated medicare, taken $700 billion -- raided medicare, taken $700 billion from a. how much did that muddy the waters? >> how much more hypocritical can they be? how much more hypocritical can paul ryan be than to take a look at the very amount of money he uses in his own budget, yet doesn't put it back to restore medicare or how about seniors, but takes that money out of the budget altogether? let's be clear about what the president took that money for. and where that money came from. that money was excess money in the plan. no senior has lost the benefit from what the president did. but hospitals have made sure that they are providing and are given incentives to make sure they are providing quality care, not just access to care. quality care. and the obsessive -- the excessive amounts of money were being paid to an industry that republicans said was going to be competitive an
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